20, July 2015

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

USD/JPY (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

There was the bullish sentiments predominance within the pair. Traders continue to act out the Bank of Japan negative inflation forecast (Inflation indicator №1 for the currency market) and in this regard the Japanese yen is under pressure. Demand for the "risky assets" is still quite high which contributes to the carry trade transactions increase through the Japanese yen as a funding currency.

The resistance at the level of 123.50 was broken through and now the price is close to the new resistance level of 124.30.

The price is finding the first support at 123.50, the next one is at 122.40. The price is finding the first resistance at 124.30, the next one is at 125.50.

There is a confirmed and a strong buy signal. The price is above the Cloud and it is above the Chinkou Span. The Tenkan-sen and the Kijun-sen show a horizontal movement. The upward movement will be until the price is above the Cloud.

The MACD indicator is in a positive territory. The price is consolidating.

Trading recommendations

We suppose the pair will go to 124.30 first. Having overcome the first target the price might go upwards to 125.50.